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Endurance Racers Go the Extra Mile

February 16, 2006
Challenger World runs "business Olympics" events that test teams on skills that Washington Groups tries like teamwork and leadership to instill in its employees. The company views the competition as a one way to differentiate itself to young recruits.
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Five Questions for Tim Buckley

February 16, 2006
Organizational psychologist Tim Buckley was hired by the Securities and Exchange Commission to improve the department's employee recruitment and development. Buckley worked on developing a workforce strategy for the SEC.
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Dedicated to Development

February 16, 2006
Engineering and construction company Washington Group International is investing $50 million annually in its workforce's future. Can the company maintain this level of commitment and will this bold approach pay off?
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Steelmaker Revives Apprentice Program to Address Graying Workforce, Forge Next Leaders

January 27, 2006
Faced with a limited talent pool, Canada’s Dofasco invests heavily in training and development to engage young workers and quickly groom them for important roles. It supports one of the largest industrial apprentice training programs in Ontario, developed in conjunction with the Canadian Steel Trade and Employment Congress and Mohawk College, a Hamilton-based institute of applied arts and technology.
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